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Alfalfa Seed

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Somewhat winter hardy, but grows more quickly than regular alfalfa. Alfalfa has so many potential uses in the garden and on the farm.

$9.00

Somewhat winter hardy, but grows more quickly than regular alfalfa.
As an annual green manure, "Summer" alfalfa can produce up to 10 tons of organic matter per acre. Long taproots break up compacted soil and bring up subsurface minerals. High nitrogen fixation and great bee forage. Alfalfa is basically good at everything! Just look at all it's uses below!


Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
- Cool season, broadleaf
- Perennial
- Legume (N-fixation)
- Upright plant growth
- Crude protein: hay or silage 14-22%

Uses:
- Bees & Beneficial Insects
- Chicken Forage
- Compaction Control
- Deer Attractant
- Erosion Control
- Forage
- Green Manure
- Nitrogen Fixation
- Nitrogen Scavenger
- No Till
- Organic Matter (Biomass)
- Weed Suppression